Weekly Roundup 10/02/20 feat. Michael Moro (BitMEX goes down, Genesis launches custody, the SEC scores wins) (EP.133)

Nic and Matt, joined by special guest Michael Moro, CEO of Genesis Global Trading, cover a tumultuous week in the crypto markets. In this episode:

  • We investigate the Dollar Milkshake Theory
  • BitPanda raises $52m
  • Genesis announces the official launch of their custody product
  • Our breakdown of the BitMEX situation
  • Where the BitMEX situation leaves the remaining offshore crypto exchanges
  • The prospects for users who currently have funds on BitMEX
  • How the BitMEX lawsuit potentially improves the prospects for a Bitcoin ETF
  • Whether BitMEX was a source of sell pressure for Bitcoin
  • Where BitMEX leaves decentralized exchanges
  • The SEC obtains a summary judgment over Kik
  • Why the SALT lending settlement with the SEC signals a shift in the SEC’s attitude with regards to tokens
  • CommerceBlock converts their token into equity into a UK company
  • Talos Trading comes out of stealth mode
  • The biggest remaining systemic risk that the crypto industry faces

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